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Derbyshire heights

Fantastic views from this vantage point and well worth the visit. No tea shops, ice cream vans or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DogOnTheBeach
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Surbiton, United Kingdom
Room with a view

I'll admit to some bias as I came here frequently as a child, but that is only because it's a good... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Pasty C
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Thurso
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“masts” (3 reviews)
“vista” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Wirksworth DE4 4AG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic views from this vantage point and well worth the visit. No tea shops, ice cream vans or car parking charges! Sunrise or sunset would be the best time to visit on a fine day.

Thank DogOnTheBeach
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I'll admit to some bias as I came here frequently as a child, but that is only because it's a good place for outdoor-loving youngsters. The main attraction is a bowl-shaped dip on the south of the hill just below the car parks, which I...More

Thank Pasty C
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Parked here at the start of a walk. No other reason to come here, don't think it would even be any good for dog walking. Maybe of interest if you are fascinated by radio masts!

Thank Tibbsy14
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We have often been in the Wirksworth/Bolehill/Matlock area and seen the large masts that dominate the skyline in that region and have often wondered what it was like up there. On this occasion, following a failed journey into Shottle, we decided we’d go up and...More

1  Thank Christopher D
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Take your binoculars- night or day ! Really good for seeing all the way to the end of the world. If you know anyone who thinks it's flat, bring them here for a laugh.

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Stunning views albeit marred by litter! Come on people... Amazing place to visit handy free carpark too. Must come back for the sunset... ☺

Thank Helen R
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

A great place to begin and finish a walk around this beautiful part of Derbyshire. It is a National Trust carpark and so is well used throughout the week and especially at weekends.

1  Thank MRS140
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Pleasant destination with stunning views all with in a short distance of your Wirksworth accomodation.

Thank chalmem
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

Alport Height is lovely for its amazing views and for taking the kids or the dog for a run around the hill. Its National Trust but its just a picnic area really with a fair sized car park. It has big radio masts because its...More

2  Thank sting39
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thomasserbyshire
23 November 2017|
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1 mile from Wirksworth...
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